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Kidada E. Williams

Historian Focuses on Lives of Black Americans During Reconstruction

Kidada Williams gives annual Gilder-Jordan Lecture SEPTEMBER 7, 2023 BY REBECCA LAUCK CLEARY Many Americans learn in school that Reconstruction failed, but few can accurately identify who failed to do...
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Isom Center Fellowship Supports Innovative Research

Program encourages connecting gender and sexuality across academic disciplines AUGUST 15, 2023 BY CLARA TURNAGE Eight University of Mississippi faculty members have been named Sarah Isom Center for...
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Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

University Welcomes 25 Mandela Washington Scholars to Campus

Jackson State University brings fellows to UM to talk leadership, tour facilities JULY 23, 2023 BY STAFF REPORT Twenty-five young leaders and scholars from across Africa toured the University of...
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Nobel Prize-winning author and UM alumnus William Faulkner. Photo by Robert Jordan/Ole Miss Communications

Faulkner Fans to Flock to Oxford for 49th Annual Conference

‘Queer Faulkner’ conference to discuss sexuality, gender and desire in author’s work JULY 18, 2023 BY CLARA TURNAGE For the 49th consecutive year, writers, scholars and avid fans of...
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Carmen Sanchis-Sinisterra

Spanish Instructor Chosen for Engaged Scholars Initiative

Carmen Sanchis-Sinisterra among 2023-24 cohort for Campus Compact JULY 16, 2023 BY EDWIN B. SMITH Campus Compact has selected a University of Mississippi Spanish professor as part of its 2023-24...
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